Aflatoxin Literature: Growth Impairment and Malnourishment

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Kwashiorkor

Kocabas Can Naci N., Coşkun Turgay, Yurdakök Murat, Haziroğlu Rifki. The effects of aflatoxin B1 on the development of kwashiorkor in mice. Human & experimental toxicology. 2003;22:155–158.

Adhikari M., Gita-Ramjee , Berjak P.. Aflatoxin, kwashiorkor, and morbidity. Natural toxins. 1994;2:1–3.

Vries H. R., Maxwell S. M., Hendrickse R. G.. Aflatoxin excretion in children with kwashiorkor or marasmic kwashiorkor–a clinical investigation. Mycopathologia. 1990;110:1–9.

Vries H. R., Lamplugh S. M., Hendrickse R. G.. Aflatoxins and kwashiorkor in Kenya: a hospital based study in a rural area of Kenya. Annals of tropical paediatrics. 1987;7:249–251.

Apeagyei F., Lamplugh S. M., Hendrickse R. G., Affram K., Lucas S.. Aflatoxins in the livers of children with kwashiorkor in Ghana. Tropical and geographical medicine. 1986;38:273–276.

Coulter J. B., Hendrickse R. G., Lamplugh S. M., et al. Aflatoxins and kwashiorkor: clinical studies in Sudanese children. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 1986;80:945–951.

Hendrickse R. G.. Kwashiorkor: 50 years of myth and mystery. Do aflatoxins provide a clue? Acta Leidensia. 1985;53:11–30.

Aflatoxins and kwashiorkor. Lancet. 1984;2:1133–1134.

Aflatoxins and kwashiorkor. Nutrition reviews. 1984;42:249–250.

Hendrickse R. G.. The influence of aflatoxins on child health in the tropics with particular reference to kwashiorkor. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 1984;78:427–435.

Hendrickse R. G., Coulter J. B., Lamplugh S. M., et al. Aflatoxins and kwashiorkor. Epidemiology and clinical studies in Sudanese children and findings in autopsy liver samples from Nigeria and South Africa. Bulletin de la Société de pathologie exotique et de ses filiales. 1983;76:559–566.

Trowell H. C.. Aflatoxins and kwashiorkor. British medical journal (Clinical research ed.). 1982;285.

Long D. A.. Aflatoxins and kwashiorkor. British medical journal (Clinical research ed.). 1982;285:1208–1209.

Hendrickse R. G., Coulter J. B., Lamplugh S. M., et al. Aflatoxins and kwashiorkor: a study in Sudanese children. British medical journal (Clinical research ed.). 1982;285:843–846.

Lamplugh S. M., Hendrickse R. G.. Aflatoxins in the livers of children with kwashiorkor. Annals of tropical paediatrics. 1982;2:101–104.

 

Protein Synthesis

Singh Jasbir, Dani Harinder M., Sharma R., Steinberg Pablo. Inhibition of the biosynthesis of SRP polypeptides and secretory proteins by aflatoxin B1 can disrupt protein targeting. Cell biochemistry and function.  2006;24:507–510.

Lyman B. A., Erki L., Biedrzycka D. W., Devlin T. M., Ch’ih J. J.. Modification of protein synthetic components by aflatoxin B1. Biochemical pharmacology.  1988;37:1481–1486.

Pai M. R., Bai N. J., Venkitasubramanian T. A.. Aflatoxin induced inhibition of protein synthesis. Toxicon.  1978;16:283–287.

Moulé Y.. [Metabolic transformation of aflatoxin B-1 and its effects on synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins]. Annales de la nutrition et de l’alimentation.  1974;28:375–384.

Garvican L., Cajone F., Rees K. R.. The mechanism of action of aflatoxin B1 on protein synthesis: observations on malignant viral transformed and untransformed cells in culture. Chemico-biological interactions.  1973;7:29–50.

Monjour L., Mariage C.. [Interference of aflatoxin in protein synthesis in the rat. The problem of “neoantigens”]. Comptes rendus des séances de la Société de biologie et de ses filiales.  1969;163:1251–1254.

 

Growth Impairment

Mitchell NJ, Hsu HH, Chandyo RK, Shrestha B, Bodhidatta L, Tu YK, Gong YY, Egner PA, Ulak M, Groopman JD, Wu F. Aflatoxin exposure during the first 36 months of life was not associated with impaired growth in Nepalese children: An extension of the MAL-ED study. PLoS One. 2017 Feb 17;12(2):e0172124. PMID: 28212415

Lombard MJ. Mycotoxin exposure and infant and young child growth in Africa: what do we know? Ann Nutr Metab. 2014;64 Suppl 2:42-52. PMID: 25341872

Turner PC. The molecular epidemiology of chronic aflatoxin driven impaired child growth. Scientifica (Cairo). 2013;2013:152879. PMID: 24455429

Khlangwiset Pornsri, Shephard Gordon S., Wu Felicia. Aflatoxins and growth impairment: a review. Critical reviews in toxicology. 2011;41:740–755.

Okoth Sheila Adhiambo A., Ohingo Mercy. Dietary aflatoxin exposure and impaired growth in young children from Kisumu District, Kenya: Cross sectional study. African journal of health sciences. 2004;11:43–54.

Gong Yunyun, Hounsa Assomption, Egal Sharif, et al. Postweaning exposure to aflatoxin results in impaired child growth: a longitudinal study in Benin, West Africa. Environmental health perspectives. 2004;112:1334–1338.

Gong Y. Y., Egal S., Hounsa A., et al. Determinants of aflatoxin exposure in young children from Benin and Togo, West Africa: the critical role of weaning. International journal of epidemiology. 2003;32:556–562.

Gong Y. Y., Cardwell K., Hounsa A., et al. Dietary aflatoxin exposure and impaired growth in young children from Benin and Togo: cross sectional study. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2002;325:20–21.

Akşit S., Caglayan S., Yaprak I., Kansoy S.. Aflatoxin: is it a neglected threat for formula-fed infants? Acta paediatrica Japonica; Overseas edition. 1997;39:34–36.

Maxwell S. M.. Investigations into the presence of aflatoxins in human body fluids and tissues in relation to child health in the tropics. Annals of tropical paediatrics. 1998;18 Suppl.

Harvey R. B., Edrington T. S., Kubena L. F., Elissalde M. H., Rottinghaus G. E.. Influence of aflatoxin and fumonisin B1-containing culture material on growing barrows. American journal of veterinary research. 1995;56:1668–1672.

Harvey R. B., Edrington T. S., Kubena L. F., Corrier D. E., Elissalde M. H.. Influence of the antibiotics lincomycin and tylosin on aflatoxicosis when added to aflatoxin-contaminated diets of growing swine. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation. 1995;7:374–379.

Harvey R. B., Kubena L. F., Huff W. E., Corrier D. E., Rottinghaus G. E., Phillips T. D.. Effects of treatment of growing swine with aflatoxin and T-2 toxin. American journal of veterinary research. 1990;51:1688–1693.

Harvey R. B., Huff W. E., Kubena L. F., Phillips T. D.. Evaluation of diets contaminated with aflatoxin and ochratoxin fed to growing pigs. American journal of veterinary research. 1989;50:1400–1405.

Harvey R. B., Kubena L. F., Huff W. E., Corrier D. E., Clark D. E., Phillips T. D.. Effects of aflatoxin, deoxynivalenol, and their combinations in the diets of growing pigs. American journal of veterinary research. 1989;50:602–607.

Giambrone J. J., Diener U. L., Davis N. D., Panangala V. S., Hoerr F. J.. Effects of aflatoxin on young turkeys and broiler chickens. Poultry science. 1985;64:1678–1684.

Ostrowski-Meissner H. T.. Effect of contamination of diets with aflatoxins on growing ducks and chickens. Tropical animal health and production. 1983;15:161–168.

Dvoráćková I., Veselý D., Kusák V.. [Aflatoxin in the pathology of early-age infants]. Ceskoslovenská pediatrie. 1979;34:80–83.

Shank R. C., Bourgeois C. H., Keschamras N., Chandavimol P.. Aflatoxins in autopsy specimens from Thai children with an acute disease of unknown aetiology. Food and cosmetics toxicology. 1971;9:501–507.

Cardeilhac P. T., Schroeder E. C., Perdomo J. T., Combs G. E., Edds G. T.. Stunted pigs from sows fed crude aflatoxins. Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 1970;17:548–550.

 

Malnutrition

Watson S, Gong YY, Routledge M. Interventions targeting child undernutrition in developing countries may be undermined by dietary exposure to aflatoxin. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2017 Jun 13;57(9):1963-1975. PMID: 26176888

Watson S, Chen G, Sylla A, Routledge MN, Gong YY. Dietary exposure to aflatoxin and micronutrient status among young children from Guinea. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2016 Mar;60(3):511-8. PMID: 26603511